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'Protect us': Two weeks after shooting, students return

Mar 01, 2018 - The Washington Post

PARKLAND, Fla. - Isaah Jean bowed his head in the dimly lit living room of his family's apartment and prayed for his classmates.

"Help them get through this trying time," the 14-year-old said, seated on the couch, with his mother kneeling next to him.

He pleaded to God: "I want you to protect us."

Isaah, a freshman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, returned to class Wednesday, hobbling on crutches, one foot in a cast. It was two weeks after police say a former student op...